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Information wanted

The Rochester Business Journal is seeking local non-profit organizations to be profiled in its Non-Profit Report, a regular feature of the newspaper. To qualify, it must be at least two years since the last report was done on the organization. ...

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First-person stories wanted

Have you faced and overcome a challenging situation that others might learn from? Would you like to write about it for the Rochester Business Journal? If so, then we’d like to hear from you. Selected stories will be published in ...

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Non-Profit Report:
Prevention Partners Inc.

Prevention Partners Inc. assists and partners with the community to develop, implement and sustain strategies that promote healthy choices related to alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, as well as associated personal wellness issues. Since 1995, when it was formed by ...

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Shareholder agreements
solve several problems

If you are a shareholder of a closely held corporation, you and your fellow shareholders either already have, or should have, a shareholders agreement. The structure and terms of such an agreement are critical issues for every closely held corporation. ...

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Labor unions deserve
better media coverage

The interests of labor may not always coincide with the interests of Rochester Business Journal management or general corporate philosophy. However, once a month, every month for the past two years, the paper has given labor a fair say through ...

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First-person stories wanted

Have you faced and overcome a challenging situation that others might learn from? Would you like to write about it for the Rochester Business Journal? If so, then we’d like to hear from you. Selected stories will be published in ...

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Non-Profit Report:
National Braille Association Inc.

Following World War I, a large number of veterans, blinded in warfare, returned home to face the challenge of resuming their lives without sight. Their needs fostered groups of volunteers throughout the country that, looking for ways to help rehabilitate ...

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Web-based ASPs offer
remote risks, rewards

“I’m in the sales business, not the computer business. Why do I have to become an expert on networks and invest tens of thousands of dollars in equipment just to manage?” It’s tough running a business; finding the funds and ...

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Start-up firms must
weigh gamut of concerns

When it relates to today’s business and new companies in any industry, there is something very exciting about the term “start-up.” It seems to connote a new company with unlimited potential and exponential growth. The Rochester community is fortunate to ...

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Non-Profit Report:
Rochester International Friendship Council

The Rochester International Friendship Council, founded in 1948, promotes international understanding and cultural exchange between the local community and international college students and scholars, their families and U.S. Information Agency-sponsored international visitors. The organization provides educational, social and business services. ...

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First-person stories wanted

Have you faced and overcome a challenging situation that others might learn from? Would you like to write about it for the Rochester Business Journal? If so, then we’d like to hear from you. Selected stories will be published in ...

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Non-Profit Report:
Gravure Association of America Inc.

The Gravure Association of America Inc., headquartered in Rochester, is a trade association for printers and related industries, serving nearly 200 corporate firms and more than 1,700 individual employees within those firms. Members include national and multinational corporations in the ...

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Managers’
bookshelf

“The Vest Pocket Guide to Business Ratios,” by M. Tyran (Prentice Hall, $19.95) 10/22/99

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Owners’ intentions key to financial planning

“I’ve been promoted to general manager of a small business because of my management skills. I can manage people well, but I’m lacking in business know-how. I know, for example, that I need to bring up productivity and revamp the ...

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Recent accounting rule
governs daily processes

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery … today is a gift. –Anonymous You may view this as a tail-wagging-the-dog discussion. However, be assured that the topics covered below should be considered by every tax-exempt organization. This is about the ...

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